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Betty Oneyear

March 10, 1943 - October 21, 2017

Betty Ann Oneyear, age 74, died peacefully on October 21, 2017 at Avamere Court in Keizer, Oregon after a brief struggle with cancer. Betty was born March 10, 1943, in Portland, Oregon the daughter of Paul Edward Holloway and Phyllis Kugel.

She attended Parrish Middle School and North Salem High School before attending Merritt Davis Business College.  She worked as a Comptroller in Southern California for many years and then at the Oregon Department of Revenue in Salem, Oregon until she retired.

Betty loved the mountains! Climbing Mt. Whitney in her 30’s, camping at Lake Tahoe and then playing at Spirit Mountain later in life!  She also found time to crochet, care for her beautiful Christmas Cacti and dote on her 5 grandchildren whom she loved very much.

She is survived by her sister, Barbara and her husband William Joines; son, Karl Oneyear, of Port St. Lucie, FL; daughter, Kari Kent, of Huntington Beach, CA; one niece; one nephew; 5 grandchildren and a number of other relatives and close friends.

There are no immediate services.  Arrangements were provided by Virgil T Golden Funeral Service. Online condolences can be left on Betty Oneyear’s Memorial Tribute at

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Betty was a wonderful woman and I will miss her. Her kindness and generosity toward my grandmother will always be gratefully remembered. There will be a yellow rosebush in my rose garden, in her memory. Rest in Peace, dear one.